Global Patent Index - EP 1513098 A2

EP 1513098 A2 2005-03-09 - Method and apparatus for a USB and contactless smart card device

Title (en)

Method and apparatus for a USB and contactless smart card device

Title (de)

Verfahren und Gerät für eine USB- und kontaktlose Chipkartenvorrichtung

Title (fr)

Procédé et appareil pour une carte à puce de type USB et sans contact

Publication

EP 1513098 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 04255342 A

Priority

US 65376503 A

Abstract (en)

An apparatus for a Universal Serial Bus (USB) and wireless smart card is provided. The apparatus includes a mode detection circuit, a switching block, a controller, an antenna, and a wired interface. Furthermore, an apparatus for a triple-mode smart card is also provided herein. The apparatus for the triple mode smart card includes a mode detection circuit, a switching block, a controller, an antenna, and a wired interface. The apparatus for the triple mode smart card operates in one of a wireless mode, a USB mode and an International Standards Organization 7816 mode or other wired mode. Furthermore, the apparatus for any of these smart cards could operate in both the wireless and wired mode(s) without conflict, and without switching power off and on to change configuration.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

G06K 19/07

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G06K 19/07 (2006.01); G06K 19/077 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G06K 19/07739 (2013.01); G06K 19/077 (2013.01); G06K 19/07733 (2013.01); G06K 19/07769 (2013.01)

Citation (applicant)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR GB IT

DOCDB simple family

EP 1513098 A2 20050309; EP 1513098 A3 20080806; EP 1513098 B1 20110223; DE 602004031490 D1 20110407; JP 2005078651 A 20050324; US 2005045720 A1 20050303; US 2007175994 A1 20070802; US 7237719 B2 20070703; US 7690570 B2 20100406